ARC Seeking Proposals for READY Local Governments Program

17 January 2023

The Appalachian Regional Commission is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to administer the READY Local Governments training program. READY Appalachia is ARC's new community capacity-building initiative offering flexible funding to organizations in four key economic development pillars: nonprofits, community foundations, local governments, and Local Development Districts, and free training to the Appalachians that work for them. READY Local Governments will help local government employees better apply for, manage, leverage, and implement federally funded projects to invest in infrastructure, business and workforce development, and other long-term solutions to improve the lives of residents.

Open Date:  January 13, 2023  
Proposals Due:  March 10, 2023 
Selection Date:  April 7, 2023
Contract Period:  April 2023 - September 2024

Proposals are due March 10, 2023.

Read the RFP Here